“Peace tastes like blueberry pie. Have a slice, don’t be shy.”
Kids rapped that line to string accompaniment Monday in a celebration that merged musical traditions in an uplifting tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students penned the peace rap with the help of spoken word Aaron Jafferis (pictured); the Haven String Quartet backed them up. Click on the play arrow at the top of the story to watch a video by Ian Melchinger.
And click on the play arrow at left to see a video, also taken by Melchinger, of “Progress” by Tony Allen, arranged by the steel band’s director Kenneth Johnson.
Kathleen Cei of Music Haven sent in the following photos: